Washington Nationals Break Bank On 2011 Draft

Tuesday, August 16th, 2011

For the third year in a row the Washington Nationals opened up the checkbook and added to their farm system by doling out tons of cash to their draftees. Monday night the Nationals and general manager Mike Rizzo succeeded in getting all three of their first/sandwich-round picks under contract. And ...

Baseball’s Draft Needs To Change

Monday, August 15th, 2011

It's signing day in Major League Baseball. Tonight at midnight eastern time, teams have to come to terms with the players they selected in the 2011 MLB Draft or lose their rights. Entering today just 10 of the top 33 picks in the draft had signed. And eight of the ...

Trevor Bauer To Be Called Up Soon?

Sunday, August 14th, 2011

Trevor Bauer was taken with the No. 3 pick in the 2011 MLB Draft by the Arizona Diamondbacks. Most experts thought the UCLA product would be the first player from the 2011 class to reach the big leagues. Those predictions look like they are about ready to come true. Bauer made ...

Chicago Cubs Sign Wayne Gretzky’s Son

Friday, August 12th, 2011

The Chicago Cubs have signed their seventh round pick from the 2011 MLB Draft and it's a name you might recognize. High school infielder Trevor Gretzky comes from pretty solid bloodlines, as his dad Wayne is the greatest hockey player of all-time. Gretzky the younger attended Oaks Christian High School in ...

Boston Red Sox Draftee Jackie Bradley Jr. Could Return To School

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

The Boston Red Sox took Jackie Bradley Jr. with the 40th pick in the 2011 MLB Draft, and they looked to have gotten a steal. An outfielder for South Carolina, Bradley entered the year as one of the top college position players in the draft. Unfortunately for the Red Sox, ...

The Pittsburgh Pirates Lock Up No. 1 Pick In 2011 MLB Draft

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Start celebrating Pirates fans. Pop the champagne, spray each other down, get crazy, your team has just locked up the No. 1 pick in the 2011 MLB Draft. On second though, scoring the worst record in baseball is a tad different than clinching a playoff spot, and given how cheap ...